The Saxon Times

 


5th January 1066

Today at the Palace of Westminster


Edward, King of England 1042 – 1066

It has been announced with great regret that

King Edward,

known as ‘The Confessor’,

died peacefully in his sleep this morning.

He served his country well

Tomorrow will be a national day of mourning.

It is expected that his funeral service will take place tomorrow in Westminster Abbey.

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